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Did you realise that the prevalence of myopia in 12 year old kids in Australia doubled between 2005 and 2011? Being short sighted carries with it a life long risk of retinal detachment, cataract, glaucoma as well as not seeing clearly at distance. What can be done you ask? Ortho-k contact lenses seem to work … Continue reading Myopia Control MiSight Contact Lenses

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John Mountford is retiring mid 2018 and will be a great loss to us specialty contact lens practitioners. This is a quick blog to pay a debt of gratitude to an absolute legend of our specialty contact lens space –  John Mountford.  For the best part of half a century he has dedicated his time … Continue reading Wishing an Awesome Retirement for John Mountford Optometrist Contact Lens Specialist

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April 7, 2018 :: http://www.optometry.org.au/qld/professional-development-events/australian-vision-convention.aspx  :: Mark presented the latest research on Myopia Control for kids with progressive myopia and the use of orthoK for this.  The incidence of myopia slide highlighted: —1 in 6 of the world’s population is myopic (2018) :: —1/3 of these reside in SE Asia :: —Taiwan close to 90% … Continue reading Mark Presents at Australian Vision Convention 2018 – Myopia Control and Orthokeratology

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We have this NOW! Due to hit (the rest of) Australia in 2018 with around the clock axis for astigmatism.  If you have not been able to be fit with soft daily disposable contact lenses due to not being available those miserable days might be at an end. ACUVUE OASYS® 1-DAY for ASTIGMATISM is designed … Continue reading Acuvue Oasys One Day For Astigmatism – pre-release.. oh yeah!

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New from Johnson & Johnson – A monthly contact lens that promises to deliver all day comfort.     Monthly contact lenses designed for reliable, superior comfort. New ACUVUE® VITA® delivers on weeks 1, 2, 3 and 4 by maximizing and maintaining hydration throughout the lens. The highest level of UV protection available in a … Continue reading Acuvue Vita Monthly Contact Lenses

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Announcing new technology in the space of monthly disposable contact lenses.  A lens that helps minimise deposits and increase comfort over the month of wear!  Air optix family of contact lenses now with a hydrophilic wetting agent decreasing the wetting angle and hence friction.  Nice work Alcon on helping us deliver the latest technologies to … Continue reading Air Optix Aqua Contact Lenses with Hydraglyde Technology

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UltraHealth & UltraHealth FC How well do you see the world around you? With UltraHealth take your life back and see in a new way filled with clarity and comfort. No more lenses popping out. No more irritating dirt.  No more cloudy vision after a few hours of wear.  And, the same size as a … Continue reading UltraHealth FC Hybrid Lenses

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This is an interesting piece shared in a Facebook Group by very talented patients who have advanced bilateral keratoconus and wear scleral contact lenses.  An insight from scleral contact lens wearers….     Nightly steps to remove Scleral lenses: Make sure the bathroom sink has the stopper securely in place, to avoid loosing a lens … Continue reading Perils of a Scleral Contact Lens Wearer

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